About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Movies- Star Wars, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, all the Batman movies (even Batman and Robin), almost all the Marvel movies (especially Captain America, and Iron Man) TV- Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Walking Dead, Futurama, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Batman: The Animated Series, X-men Comics- Captain America, The Avengers, The Young Avengers, The Punisher, The Amazing Spider-man, Deadpool, X-force, The Teen Titans, Batman.
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Captain America’ #9

    Posted Sunday, July 28th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    The last time we here at ScienceFiction.com talked about Rick Remender’s ‘Captain America’, it was with a preview of issue six, but the last review we posted was from issue three. This happened for a number of different reasons. One is that this book often came out with...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Young Avengers’ #8

    Posted Sunday, July 28th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After a few months of adventuring all over the place, the Young Avengers proved to be creatures of habit as they ran into former X-Man Prodigy at a diner that they frequented after battles. It was there that Wiccan, Hulkling, and Hawkeye learned that their former teammate Speed...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Uncanny Avengers’ #10

    Posted Saturday, July 27th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in May, we learned that The Sentry would be returning from the grave to the Marvel Universe as one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Twins in ‘Uncanny Avengers’. It was said that he would be joined by others with strong connections to the Avengers Unity...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superior Spider-Man’ #14

    Posted Saturday, July 27th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    In the last issue of ‘Superior Spider-Man’, our hero did his duty on the superhuman prison known as The Raft when he dealt with Alistair Smythe by any means necessary. Of course, that wasn’t before he revealed his true identity to the villain before he perished. Afterwards,...
  • Sit In On The First Justice Forever Meeting In New ‘Kick-Ass 2’ Clip

    Posted Friday, July 26th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After showing a new trailer with a ton of new footage at Comic-Con, ‘Kick-Ass 2’ is starting to roll out some clips to get people excited about the film’s release next month. Earlier this week, we found out who would be the Batman and who would be the Robin between Kick-Ass...
  • Meet Agent Melinda May In Latest ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Featurette

    Posted Friday, July 26th, 2013 04:10 pm GMT -4 by
    Fresh off their outing at San Diego Comic-Con where the cast and crew were present to publically show the pilot for the first time, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ continues to introduce everyone else who wasn’t at the panel to Agent Phil Coulson’s new team. Previously, Marvel...
  • Movie Review: ‘The Wolverine’

    Posted Friday, July 26th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    It’s been four years since the release of Gavin Hood’s ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’, which is widely regarded as the worst X-Men movie and one of the worst superhero films made in the new millennium. But Hugh Jackman and James Mangold set out to make up for that sorry excuse...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Hawkeye Annual’ #1

    Posted Friday, July 26th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    Back in issue eleven of ‘Hawkeye’, Kate decided to up and leave Clint Barton behind in New York as she and Lucky (aka Pizza Dog) headed out west to California. In her absence, Clint was reunited with his older brother Barney, who also goes by the name of Trick Shot. But with...
  • Marvel’s ‘Cataclysm’ May End The Ultimate Universe

    Posted Friday, July 26th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    Back in the year 2000, Ultimate Comics was developed to adapt and update the Marvel heroes for a new generation. When that imprint began thirteen years ago, Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley were there to usher in the new beginning. Now, they might just be the ones to bring...
  • German ‘Star Wars’ Fans Build Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter

    Posted Friday, July 26th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    Though ‘Star Wars’ fans are looking forward to this year’s D23 Expo to potentially learn more about J.J. Abrams’ ‘Episode VII’, over in Germany this weekend is the ‘Star Wars’ Celebration, a convention completely dedicated to the beloved Lucasfilm movie...
  • Spidey May Not Be The Focus of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 4’

    Posted Thursday, July 25th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When news emerged about ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ getting a sequel, many assumed that a trilogy was on the way. Then, when ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ was set to include a few new villains, it was easy to see that the Sinister Six was coming our way by the end of the series....
  • Tom Cruise’s ‘Yukikaze’ Finds Writer

    Posted Thursday, July 25th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Dan Mazeau Veteran actor Tom Cruise is really digging science fiction these days. Aside from more ‘Top Gun’ and ‘Mission: Impossible’ talk, the actor seems to be taking on as many sci-fi projects as he can. Earlier this year, he starred in ‘Oblivion’. Now, he’s...
  • Ryan Gosling And Zac Efron Up For Roles In ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’?

    Posted Thursday, July 25th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    One notable franchise missing from this year’s San Diego Comic-Con was ‘Star Wars’, the latest addition to the Disney stable of properties. The House of Mouse really stepped it up with Marvel for the con, but they opted to save the Lucasfilm crew for the D23 Expo, Disney’s...
  • See Magneto In Action In ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Set Video

    Posted Thursday, July 25th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    After bringing out more cast members to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con than any other movie or show, the crew from ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ are back at work in Canada. They’re scheduled to be shooting in Montreal for another month and the locals are definitely taking...
  • Two More TV Spots For ‘The Wolverine’

    Posted Thursday, July 25th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    With James Mangold’s ‘The Wolverine’ finally arriving in theaters this weekend, promotions have been ramping up all week to hype the hell out of this film. Plus after an extremely disappointing showing for Logan in his last solo film, Hugh Jackman and company were gung...